Every second Saturday of the month at its headquarters on 17th Avenue, the Independence Institute hosts a “Barter Market,” ostensibly for freedom-loving citizens to exchange goods and avoid sales tax. Items listed as either on offer or requested at the monthly gathering include organic local food items, homemade candles and guitar lessons, but also more conspiracy-minded products like “EMF protection clothing,” chlorine dioxide (a dangerous solution billed as a cure-all, including for COVID), and accounting services to “opt out of the IRS.”
The campaign to convince 75% of the Colorado GOP state central committee members to vote to opt out of open primaries picked up an endorsement from a former conservative legislator recently.
Who Did — and Did Not — Attend El Paso County GOP’s Marjorie Taylor Greene Fundraiser Stirs Up Right-Wing Activists
Last Friday, Aug. 6, the El Paso County GOP hosted its annual fundraising event in Colorado Springs, a Lincoln Day Dinner featuring their top-billed speaker, controversial and embattled U. S. Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA).
Bid to Opt Out of Open Republican Primaries in CO Is Close to Success, Now With Help From Tancredo, Say Organizers
As grassroots Republicans continue their statewide road tour to lobby 517 county GOP officers and other central committee members to vote to end open primaries for their party, leaders of that effort are celebrating their successes and the most recent big-name recruit to their cause, Tom Tancredo.
With the statewide mask requirement long gone and warm weather finally here to stay, Jon Caldara decided it was time to throw a mask-burning party. 40 or so like-minded people answered his call to gather in the Independence Institute parking lot late Thursday afternoon in downtown Denver for drinks, snacks and a chance to make none other than Governor Polis’ wish come true.
Conservative groups opposed to public health restrictions and vaccines are promoting yet another QAnon-linked rally at the state Capitol this weekend. The event itself is being organized by an anonymous group, Colorado Rising Up, that launched only weeks ago.
KNUS radio host Peter Boyles and KHOW radio host Jon Caldara had a fiery discussion on the air last week over how and why the Republican Party has lost so much of its influence in recent years.
On Sunday, the Denver Post published an opinion column by libertarian activist and provocateur Jon Caldara entitled, “#MeToo replacing due process in the press.”